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American Experience

The Codebreaker

Based on the book The Woman Who Smashed Codes: A True Story of Love, Spies, and the Unlikely Heroine Who Outwitted America's Enemies, The Codebreaker reveals the fascinating story of Elizebeth Smith Friedman, the groundbreaking cryptanalyst whose painstaking work to decode thousands of messages for the U.S. government.

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Part 2 | The Vote | American Experience

Part Two examines the mounting dispute over strategies and reveals the pervasive racism.
Season 32 Episode 10
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Part 1 | The Vote | American Experience

The fiery campaign that led to passage of the 19th Amendment, granting women the vote.
Season 32 Episode 9
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Mr. Tornado

The story of Ted Fujita's groundbreaking work to understand the deadliest storms.
Season 32 Episode 8
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George W. Bush, Part 2

Watch part two of the life and presidency of George W. Bush.
Season 32 Episode 5
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George W. Bush, Part 1

The life and presidency of the 43rd president of the United States, George W. Bush.
Season 32 Episode 4
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The Man Who Tried to Feed the World

Story of the man who would go on to lead a “Green Revolution” of worldwide agriculture.
Season 32 Episode 3
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The Poison Squad

'The Poison Squad' tells the story of government chemist Dr. Harvey Wiley.
Season 32 Episode 2
McCarthy
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McCarthy

The rise and fall of the zealous anti-communist senator Joseph McCarthy.
Season 32 Episode 1
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Jubilee Singers

Former slaves who battled prejudice & oppression to sing their way into a nation’s heart.
Season 31 Episode 8
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The Feud

The most famous family conflict in American history, the Hatfield-McCoy feud.
Season 31 Episode 7
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